1871 to 1970 Marriage License Indexing

The County Clerk's office has marriage licenses issued in Lancaster County on file from mid-June 1976 to the present. In addition to those records, the Clerk's Office has Marriage License Indexing from 1871 to 1981. 

The book and page numbers next to the names are reference numbers that can be used to contact the Historical Society or Vital Statistics Office. This webpage is currently under construction, so check back often to see the earlier years we've added.

Marriage License Index

Request a Copy

If you are interested in obtaining a copy of a marriage license issued between mid-June, 1976 and the present, utilize the Request Form (PDF) to obtain that copy. The Lancaster County Clerk is located at 555 So 10th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508 and our phone number is 402-441-7484. 

All records are open to the public.

Marriage Licenses Between 1909 to 1976

If you are interested in obtaining a copy of a marriage license issued between the years of 1909 and 1976 (mid-June), contact the Nebraska Health and Human Services Department located at the Gold's Building, 10th and N Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68508. Please be sure to contact them at 402-471-2871 for proper fees and office hours.

Marriage Licenses Prior to 1913

Any marriage license issued prior to 1913 is located at the:

Nebraska State Historical Society
P.O. Box 82554
Lincoln, NE 68501-2554

Their telephone number is 402-471-3270.